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Hanoi, Vietnam
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hostel condition is average and okay for just 1 night stay before take 3 day tour to Salar de Uyuni. Hot water will stop at 10pm so be sure to have bath before that otherwise you chill yourself. The hostel in town center where it is convenient to move either to bus company or restaurant around. They request deposit...

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Scotland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We are a family of five and booked a room for an overnight after the 3-day 4 x 4 tour from San Pedro de Atacama. The staff were great - friendly and helpful. The breakfast was pretty good as well. The showers were warm and the beds were fine. In other words, the hostel did the job for an overnight...

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed October 22, 2016

We loved the place. The personnel was very friendly. The breakfast was fantastic for the price. The rooms and facilities very clean, cozy and everything in good condition. Warm showers and sheets - nothing to complain about. It is also close to the train station and everything else in Uyuni.

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
Reviewed October 7, 2016

The hostel is an easy walk from the bus terminal, between 5-10 minutes and is located in a mall which has many restaurants, souvenir shops and ATM. The hostel entrance is an alleyway between 2 popular tourist restaurants, so you will need to look for the signage. It is an old building which does create some problems, like the flooring,...

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Reviewed September 5, 2016 via mobile

Easy to find, really confortable beds and warm rooms with a heater. Also hottest nicest shower I've had so far in South America, very very inportant in Uyuni! Breakfast could be improved, bread was stale, but otherwise a very comfortable stay before salt flats.

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Guildford, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We were fully aware that hostels in uyuni were going to be basic however we were not prepared for piedra blanca. Upon arriving from our night bus at 6am we were told we weren't allowed into the hostel until 10am and had to find a cafe after leaving our bags there. Staff were not friendly but breakfast was slightly better...

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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here after doing the salar de uyuni trip as it was recommended in our South America lonely planet travel guide. We wouldn't recommend it. The showers were hot and powerful which was nice as the rest of the hostel was freezing. The flooring was very unstable and unsafe. The staff were not very welcoming and here are limits...

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Cambridgeshire
Reviewed July 2, 2016

We were due to arrive at 4 am from an overnight bus ride but our bus broke down and we didn't arrive until 7am. We didn't know what to expect once we arrived nor what to do at that early hour. This was our first trip to Uyuni. My cousin and her husband manage this hostel and we rang to...

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Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

After a late nightbus, this place was the only one to let us in at 4 am without a reservation. 👍 This place is perfect for a one night stay, or if you are traveling on a budget. The beds looks like they'll give you bed bugs, but we didn't have any problems, except one mouse. Place doesn't look very...

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Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

It's likely that you'll stay one night in Uyuni after your salt flats tour, and this hostel absolutely did the trick for us. Nothing fancy, certainly not the best hostel we've stayed in but it was perfect for one night. the wifi was bearable, probably quite good compared to the rest of Bolivia, and the breakfast was good too! Friendly...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Piedra Blanca Backpackers Hostel

Address: Av. Arce No 27, Uyuni, Bolivia
Location: Bolivia > Potosi Department > Uyuni
Price Range: $14 - $22 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“First floor Rooms seems to be the best”
 of 5 bubbles LechBK, Mar 9, 2016 | Read review
“Stay in Chile, not in Bolivia”
 of 5 bubbles 26evelyne, Feb 15, 2016 | Read review
“Room are quite good.”
 of 5 bubbles 658aditik, Dec 10, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for extra blankets as you'll need them”
 of 5 bubbles Dan_Jackson23, May 18, 2015 | Read review
“Ask for extra blankets as it does get cold at night and they don't turn on heat”
 of 5 bubbles Crystelshine, Apr 19, 2015 | Read review
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